Head of External Relations and Engagement

Applications Close: 05 August 2019

Salary: £54,500 to £68,500 per annum

Contract Length: Permanent

We have an outstanding opportunity to drive our engagement strategy to ensure QI is placed at the forefront on the global stage, promoting our understanding of how food and the gut microbiota are linked to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.

As the new Head of External Relations and Engagement, you will spearhead the development and delivery of QI’s branding, external communications and engagement strategy. Leading and managing the Communications team you will develop and deliver highly effective strategies by utilising your creativity and cutting-edge media technologies.

Together with internal and external stakeholders, this role will develop and promote a clear, coherent and consistent internal and external brand, recognised nationally and internationally.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD within a scientific discipline, or significant experience of working in a comparable role in a similar, complex scientific organisation. Experience of working at a senior level in marketing and/or communications, preferably in an academic organisation or the biomedical sector is required.

If you are passionate about impactful communications and have a desire to develop a consistent and compelling narrative across all the activities of Quadram Institute, we look forward to receiving an application from you.

This is a fulltime, permanent post. The annual salary will be £54,500 – £68,500 depending on skills and experience.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found here, or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or nbi.recruitment@nbi.ac.uk  quoting reference 1003659.

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